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hy·per·gol·ic

 (hī′pər-gŏl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a rocket propellant consisting of fuel and an oxidizer that ignite spontaneously on contact.
2. Using such a fuel.

[From German Hypergol, a hypergolic fluid propellant : from hyper-, extreme (from Greek huper-; see hyper-) + Greek ergon, work; see erg1.]

hy′per·gol′ (hī′pər-gôl′, -gōl′, -gŏl′) n.
hy′per·gol′i·cal·ly adv.

hypergol

(ˈhaɪpəˌɡɒl)
n
(Chemistry) a hypergolic force or fuel
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